Research Articles

University of Arizona clinical medical professor Kenneth R. Pelletier in a book examines conventional medical treatments for roughly 300 to 400 common conditions. When they are not effective, evidence-based integrative medicine -- which includes chiropractic, herbal medicine and meditation -- can be a practical alternative,...

By Dr. Matt Fontaine   If parents can learn about the inherent risks of trauma to the head and neck, particularly in contact sports, and preventative measures, they can decrease the likelihood of head and neck trauma. This information originated from...

This blog is excerpted from an article by Dr. David Seaman published in the Fall 2013 issue of the Virginia Voice, a publication of the Unified Virginia Chiropractic Association A recent article published in the British Medical Journal states: “Now two thirds of...

For decades many people have been on the long slow ride to nowhere.  Long hours of running on the treadmill or outdoors, long sessions on elliptical trainers, stationary bikes, cycling outdoors.  For many, these "cardio" sessions are a staple of their exercise regimen.  Many people...

So what's all the fad about? Well compression socks do help improve blood flow and imrove lymph drainage from the lower leg. This is especially important for injury recovery from any soft tissue injuries to the lower leg. The goal is to...

Dr. Stuart McGill debunks 6 common myths around Low Back Pain Myth # 1: Back injuries are rare. Myth # 2. You need a flexible back. Myth # 3. To avoid injury, you need a strong back. Myth # 4. ...

The following is an article posted in the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons website www.aaos.org Youth Sports Injuries Background: Physical activity is a great way for kids to build bone strength, prevent obesity and stay healthy, when paired...

MUSCLE CRAMPS Most commonly these occur at night and affect the legs, especially the calf muscles, and the feet. These kinds of cramps occur more frequently in elderly people. ...

A recent article by Janet P. Wallace, Ph.D., FACSM, and Blair Johnson, M.S. published in the American College of Sports Medicine Certified News July-September 2010, Volume 20:3 discussed New Thoughts on What Reallly Causes Heart Disease and How Exercise Helps Beyond Traditional Factors.  They...